Deputy Chief Anthony Rogers Retires
Ponca City Now - July 20, 2018 7:51 pm
Rogers visits with Bruce Demuth at his retirement reception.
Deputy Police Chief Anthony Rogers retired Friday, July 20, after a 20-year police career.
Rogers began with the Ponca City Police Department in July of 1998. He was promoted to Sergeant in February 2005. Rogers was promoted to Lieutenant in July of 2009, and then named as the Deputy Chief by Police Chief Don Bohon in March of 2014. Rogers served in that capacity until he completed his 20 year career in law enforcement.
Some of the many special awards and programs Rogers was part of during his career include being one of the two motorcycle officers when the program was rejuvenated in 2008. He was recognized as the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year 2012-2013 for Region Five in Association of Oklahoma Narcotic Enforcers A-ONE. Rogers represented the Police Department in the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce Leadership Ponca City program in 2014. He attended the 261st session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2015. It is a professional development course for US and international law enforcement leaders by invitation only through a nomination process.
Rogers and his wife Rebecca have four children: Britton, Katelyn, Hayden, and Aric, along with two grandchildren. Rogers has accepted a position as Chief of Staff for the City of Bethany, OK.